New PDF release: Bad Ideas

By Michael V. Smith

Nobody is familiar with undesirable rules rather like Michael V. Smith. In his new number of poetry, he speaks to an intangibility of feel, or a feeling past the rational. Bad Ideas explores the inevitability of loss and triumph with attribute irony and tenderness. via this superb selection of a remembered lifestyles, frolicked to ogle like laundry at the line, Smith recollects a mom who discovers a intercourse tape, a guy who goals of birthing his personal son and a girl who blends her child women into milkshakes.

Bad Ideas is a testomony to how an altered point of view results swap, how tales will be recast. the gathering types itself into an workout within which optimism is a practiced paintings recaptured in goals and prayers and mixed to recognize the unknowable, the contradictory, the ungraspable: "An night consists / in 100 unchoreographed / dramas”; "I pull a Clark Kent / rework, dressed as a monk / in burgundy and gold gowns. i believe / this may defend me, however it doesn't”; "Dear Hatred, candy / Hatred, do you now not movement our enemies / to grasp us better?” Hyperbolic and honest, this assortment brawls with the unquantifiable issues of kin, loneliness and love.

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